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Hal Stoen

OXFORD – Hal Stoen, 74, died Friday, February 12, 2016, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. A memorial service will be held on Monday at 1 p.m. at Coleman Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

Born in Lafayette, Indiana, he and his wife Penny had live in Minneapolis, Minnesota for approximately 40 years before moving to Oxford. A veteran of the United State Navy, he began flying after leaving the Navy and earned his private pilot license in 1966. He was a corporate pilot for 18 and wrote several books related to aviation and World War II transports.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Peggy Hedberg.

He is survived by his wife Penny Stoen of Oxford, several extended family members, nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the charity of the giver’s choice.

To view or sign an online guestbook, visit the tribute wall at www.colemanfuneralhome.com.